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<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Virtual comics event declared a failure by industry critics, but fans loved it

BEYOND LOCAL: Virtual comics event declared a failure by industry critics, but fans loved it

Evaluating at-home participation by the same yardstick as an in-person event doesn’t account for differences in format and mode of engagement, prof says
<b>CANADA:</b> Canadians' impression of U.S. reaches lowest level in nearly 20 years, poll says

CANADA: Canadians' impression of U.S. reaches lowest level in nearly 20 years, poll says

Out of the 83 per cent of Canadian participants unimpressed with the U.S. response, 57 per cent rated it as "very bad" and 26 per cent as "somewhat bad"
<b>COVID-19:</b> Some Canadians believe officials exaggerate threat of coronavirus, poll suggests

COVID-19: Some Canadians believe officials exaggerate threat of coronavirus, poll suggests

Broken down by age, younger respondents were more likely than those over 55 to believe statements were being exaggerated
<b>COVID-19:</b> Office furniture shortages loom as Canadians stay home this fall

COVID-19: Office furniture shortages loom as Canadians stay home this fall

The demand is creating a ripple effect that puts extra pressure on production and distribution
CANADA: Public Health Agency president steps down as nation heads into COVID second wave

CANADA: Public Health Agency president steps down as nation heads into COVID second wave

'None of us are superhuman,' says Tina Namiesniowski
<b>CANADA:</b> Sixties Scoop adoptee finds birth family thanks to article

CANADA: Sixties Scoop adoptee finds birth family thanks to article

‘I am still shell-shocked. I have relatives everywhere.’
<b>COVID-19:</b> Canada-U.S. border to remain closed through Oct. 21

COVID-19: Canada-U.S. border to remain closed through Oct. 21

Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness confirms land crossings will continue to remain closed well into fall to all but essential travelers
<b>CANADA:</b> One in 10 female post-secondary students sexually assaulted in school setting

CANADA: One in 10 female post-secondary students sexually assaulted in school setting

While the COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a shift to online learning over in-person classes, the data provides "important insight" for schools on how to better prevent and address such behaviours in post-secondary institutions
<b>CANADA:</b> Fashion brands drop heels, officewear to COVID-proof collections

CANADA: Fashion brands drop heels, officewear to COVID-proof collections

Comfy knits, sweatpants, pajamas, athletic wear, face masks and shoes are in demand as many Canadians continue to work from home and avoid venturing out
<b>CANADA:</b> Young Canadians have curtailed vaping during pandemic, survey finds

CANADA: Young Canadians have curtailed vaping during pandemic, survey finds

The survey heard from more than 1,800 respondents between 16 and 24 years old, and found most begin vaping at around the age of 15